New Study: Cannabis May Offer Alternative To Electromagnetic Therapy For Chronic Stress

A new study examining the effects of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation, or electromagnetic therapy, has revealed that cannabis may provide an alternative treatment option for those suffering chronic unpredictable mild stress.tms-brain

Researchers from the Department of Psychiatry, Department of Anesthesiology and Institute of Neuroscience of Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, in Xi’an, China, first examined the specific symptoms of chronic unpredictable mild stress in rats through a series of tests; a sucrose preference test, a forced swimming test, and an open-field test. Researchers also measured hippocampal CB1 receptor expression and cell proliferation.

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